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NCJ Number: 31474 Find in a Library
Title: THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY
Journal: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY AND CORRECTIONS  Volume:18  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARY 1976)  Pages:49-69
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Canada
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4X9
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: WRITTEN BY A PATIENT, THIS ARTICLE PRESENTS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE FACILITIES, PROGRAMS, STAFF, PATIENTS, ATMOSPHERE, AND OPERATING PROCEDURES OF THE MAXIMUM SECURITY UNIT OF THE PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN CANADA.
Abstract: THE MAXIMUM SECURITY UNIT IN CAMBELLTON NEW BRUNSWICK OPERATES A THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY FOR OFFENDERS REQUIRING HOSPITALIZATION FOR MENTAL DISORDERS. IN HIS DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMUNITY, THE AUTHOR PAYS PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE GROUP ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY PRIVILEGES WHICH FOSTER A SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY AND GROUP INVOLVEMENT IN THE PATIENTS.
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional personnel; Facility conditions; Group therapy; Medical and dental services; Mentally ill offenders; Milieu therapy; Psychiatric services; Treatment/Therapeutic Community
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